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UCD Sailing Club Students To Race Offshore With ISORA Fleet
#ucd – ISORA, the Irish Sea Offshore racing body, has entered into an understanding with University College Dublin (UCD) Sailing Club to provide crew places on ISORA boats. ISORA boss Peter Ryan says: "this innovative scheme will allow students to gain offshore…
Youth Sailing Champions Are Saluted at Royal Cork Yacht Club
#youthsailing – Sunday turned out to be a miserable morning with winds gusting 30 knots at Roches Point and resulted in Principal Race Officer Peter Crowley cancelling all racing for the four youth sailing Classes writes Claire Bateman. Consequently, prize…
Youth Sailing Thrills As Strong Winds Sweep Cork Harbour
#youthnationals – There were thrills and spills galore at Royal Cork Yacht Club today (Saturday) in the penultimate day of the Irish youth sailing national championships writes Claire Bateman. The ebb tide flowing out of the Eastern Bank in Cork Harbour…
Competition Intensifies at Youth Nationals and Optimist Trials
#youthnationals – The Irish Sailing Association (ISA) Pathway Youth Nationals 2015, taking place at Royal Cork Yacht Club are in their second day of competition at Crosshaven writes Claire Bateman. Topper, 420, Laser 4.7 and Laser Radial classes are competing…
Radials & 420s Start Youth Nationals At Royal Cork
#youthnationals – Today saw the first day of racing at the ISA Pathway Trials and Youth Sailing Championships at the Royal Cork Yacht Club writes Claire Bateman. Today's fleets were Laser Radials and 420s. The Principal Race Officer was Alan…
Youth Sailors Set For National Honours at Royal Cork Yacht Club
#youthsailing – The Youth Sailing Nationals for Topper, 420, Laser 4.7 and Laser Radial will be hosted by Royal Cork Yacht Club from tomorrow, Thursday 9th to Sunday 12th April 2015. This is an open event for all sailors in…
RYA Youth Nationals Underway in Weymouth
#youthnats – The RYA Youth National Championships kicked off yesterday with racing for all classes at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy. A single Irish crew is competing in the 56–boat 29er class. An Irish Youth Nationals, expected to…
Last Call For RYA Youth Nationals Entries
The countdown to the 2015 RYA Youth Sailing National Championships is well underway, with just six days left to enter the premier annual event for the UK's young sailing talents. Competitors have up until Sunday 22 March to sign up…
Youngster Becomes One of the 'Youngest Ever' Professional Yacht Masters, Aged Just 18
#youthsailing – A young Cumbrian lad is celebrating after becoming one of the youngest ever professional yacht masters, at the tender age of 18. Former Windermere School pupil, Dominic Jackson, has passed the 'professional yacht master offshore course', delivered by…
ISAF Youth Sailing World Champs Head to Texas
#youthsailing – Corpus Christi, Texas in the USA will host the 2018 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship subject to a successful site visit and satisfactory contractual agreements last week's ISAF conference heard. Ireland won its third ever medal at last…
Ireland Place Fourth In Student Yachting World Cup
#sywoc – The UCD Sailing Team, led by Philip Doran, has placed fourth overall for Ireland in the annual Student Yachting Worlds which concluded on Wednesday night at La Rochelle on France's Biscay coast. In a highly pressurized and very…
Inter-Schools Sailing Attracts Different Classes For Sutton Dinghy Club PY Event
Despite light weather and a number of clashing events, the traditional end of season All Ireland youth sailing Inter-schools event at Sutton Dinghy Club attracted 91 boats across 11 classes, 21 schools and 119 sailors. Now in its 39th year, this event continues…
UCD Sailing Team Return To Student Yachting Worlds 2014
#sywoc – UCD will return to the Student Yachting World Championships next month to represent Ireland for the third year in row and as previous winners in 2012. UCD launches its team for the 34th Student Yachting World Cup this coming Saturday,…
Laura Gilmore Scoops Ladies and Laser Radial Titles At 2014 RYANI Youths
#YouthSaling - Congratulations are in order for Laura Gilmore, Northern Ireland's new ladies and Laser Radial champion after this weekend's RYANI Youths at Ballyholme Yacht Club. The 17-year-old youth sailor fended off strong competition from fellow youths Sarah Eames (Ballyholme)…
Durcan Triumphs With All Ireland Junior Sailing Title Win in Kinsale
#youthsailing – Talented Royal Cork youth sailors made a clean sweep of the All Ireland Junior Helmsmans Championships off Kinsale yesterday. In an end of season boost just ahead of his solo assault on the Optimist Worlds in Argentina next…
Durcan Leads as Royal Cork Sailors Dominate Junior All Ireland Sailing Contest in Kinsale
#allireland – Wild card entry Harry Durcan leads the Junior Helmsmans championhips at Kinsale Yacht Club this evening by a singe point from his Royal Cork clubmate Peter McCann. Durcan's twin brother Johnny is lying third after four races sailed…

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